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Buffalo meat exports up 4 per cent in April-July: APEDA

PTI
Published Aug 29, 2018, 6:30 pm IST
Updated Aug 29, 2018, 6:30 pm IST
In volume terms, the exports increased to 3,84,096 tonne during the reported period as compared to 3,73,808 tonne in April-July, 2017-18.
The country's buffalo meat exports grew 3.88 per cent to USD 1.18 billion during April-July period of the ongoing financial year, according to the data of APEDA.
 The country's buffalo meat exports grew 3.88 per cent to USD 1.18 billion during April-July period of the ongoing financial year, according to the data of APEDA.

New Delhi: The country's buffalo meat exports grew 3.88 per cent to USD 1.18 billion during April-July period of the ongoing financial year, according to the data of APEDA.

In volume terms, the exports increased to 3,84,096 tonne during the reported period as compared to 3,73,808 tonne in April-July, 2017-18.

 

The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) comes under the commerce ministry.

As per the data, exports of total livestock products, which include buffalo meat, sheep/goat meat and poultry items, grew 6.71 per cent to USD 1.4 billion during the period.

Basmati and non-basmati rice exports during the period rose 9.4 per cent and 3 per cent to USD 1.72 billion and USD 1.1 billion, respectively.

The country is one of the largest exporters of buffalo meat and rice globally.

As per the data, shipments of pulses grew 26 per cent to USD 113 million during April-July period.

 

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